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Hoeger Name Meaning

Bavarian variant of Heger. North German: from a personal name, a variant of Hoyer 2.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hoger, Heger, Hoeper, Hoefer, Hoener, Roeger, Seeger, Heier, Roger

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Where is the Hoeger family from?

You can see how Hoeger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoeger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hoeger families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Hoeger families living in Wisconsin. This was about 27% of all the recorded Hoeger's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Hoeger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoeger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoeger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoeger. 36% of Hoeger men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Hoeger women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoeger were Machinist and Housework.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Machinist
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    28%
  • Packer
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Housework
    19%
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What Hoeger family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hoeger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoeger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 649 immigration records available for the last name Hoeger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 597 military records available for the last name Hoeger. For the veterans among your Hoeger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoeger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hoeger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hoeger in 1962 was 87, and 69 in 2004.

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